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How to Get a Medical Marijuana Card in Florida

Book An Appointment

Schedule your appointment with DocMJ on a day and time that is convenient for you. This is a no-risk appointment, we provide a 100% money-back guarantee if you do not qualify.

Meet With a Doctor

The State of Florida requires that all patients visit a doctor in person to complete the health evaluation. We have thirty offices located across Florida. A friendly DocMJ doctor will consult with you and talk about your symptoms, medications, and wellness goals. This is an excellent opportunity to learn how mmj can improve your life.

Get Approved

When approved, you will receive a recommendation for mmj. The physician will upload the recommendation to the Florida Department of Health, OMMU. Recommendations are entered into the registry on the same day. In some cases, patients may be able to purchase mmj the same day following their appointment. Your medical card will arrive by mail approximately 10-15 days after you have been certified by the doctor and apply to the State.

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DocMJ serves the surrounding areas of Ocala and Marion County. Book a risk-free consultation today.

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6160 SW Highway 200, Unit 101, Ocala, FL 34476

(Jasmine Plaza) cross roads are Sw 200 and Sw 60th across from pig and cattle next to the foot and ankle Dr.

Directions(352) 229-8457

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7,625+ Google-Verified, 5-Star Patient Reviews

Been with Doc MJ for approx 6 years now and never had a problem and almost every visit has been with Charles Nutinsky a very knowledgeable Doctor Who shows his ability to help people like me and answers questions about the importance of cannabis. Thank you 😊
Absolutely love my Doctor!
Very welcoming and knowledgeable experience 🙂 Thank you Lisa and Dr. N for helping me with my better health journey mind,body and spirit ☮️
Response from the owner: Hello Christy! Thank you for your kind words and for allowing us to be a part of your health journey. We're here to support your well-being. ☮️
Very easy to connect with the Dr. I highly recommend doing this process.
Response from the owner: Hello Joe! We're glad to hear that you found the telemedicine process easy and convenient! Connecting with your doctor remotely can indeed offer flexibility and accessibility. Thank you for your recommendation, and if you ever have any further questions or need assistance, feel free to reach out. We're here to help!
I have been seeing dr.nutinsky for 3 years now. Very knowledgeable and helpful
Response from the owner: Hello William! It's wonderful to hear that you've had a positive and ongoing experience with Dr. Nutinsky over the past three years. We appreciate your feedback, and if you have any more comments or if there's anything else we can assist you with, please don't hesitate to reach out. Your well-being is important to us, and we're here to support you!
I love Doc MJ. Easy payment plan and the Doctors and Staff are always smiling. In and out with barely any wait time.
Response from the owner: Hello Katrina! Thank you for your kind words! We're delighted to hear you love DocMJ and appreciate our easy payment plan, friendly staff, and efficient service. Your support means a lot to us!
Dr Nutinsky was very easy to work with. I was nervous going there and he was very pleasant and informative. He put me at ease. The staff is great too!! It was a great experience!
Response from the owner: Hello Patricia! Thank you for sharing your positive experience with Dr. Nutinsky and the staff. We're delighted to hear that he made you feel at ease and that the overall experience was great. If you have any further questions or if there's anything else we can assist you with, please don't hesitate to let us know. Your well-being is our priority, and we're here to support you throughout your medical journey.
Lisa and Dr Nutinsky were FABULOUS. They walked me thru every step. Lisa even assured me that she was there if I have any questions in the future. Dr Nutinsky is a wonderful Doctor, he heard my issues and took the time to listen. Don’t go any place else, DocMj is the best!!!
Response from the owner: Hello Mary Jayne! Thank you for your fantastic 5-star review! We're thrilled to hear that Lisa and Dr. Nutinsky provided such a fabulous experience, guiding you through every step and offering future support. Dr. Nutinsky's attentive care is truly appreciated. We're honored to be your choice—DocMJ is the best because of patients like you!
Great Doctor! Amazing Medical Assistant! The Office helps you every step of the way. You will not be disappointed — extraordinarily qualified and professional.
Response from the owner: Hello Trina! Thank you for your 5-star review! We're thrilled to hear that you had a great experience with our doctor and medical assistant. Our team is dedicated to helping you every step of the way. Your kind words about our qualifications and professionalism mean a lot to us!
Very helpful. Patient confidentiality is utmost and great service
Response from the owner: Hello Tracy! Thank you for your kind review! We're glad to hear you appreciate our commitment to patient confidentiality and great service. Your support means a lot to us!
Very good Doctor great experience
Response from the owner: Hello Richard! Thank you for your 5-star review! We're delighted you had a great experience and found our doctor excellent. Your feedback means a lot to us!
Response from the owner: Hello Christopher! Thanks so much for giving our office in Ocala a 5-star review! We truly appreciate your feedback.
Dr. Nutinsky has is always so helpful. I appreciate him and his staff for helping me cut back on medication through medical marijuana. Always have been so helpful. Thank you
Response from the owner: Hello Michelle! Thank you for your kind words! Dr. Nutinsky and our staff are dedicated to your well-being, and we're thrilled to be able to assist you in managing your medication. Your appreciation means a lot to us. Thank you for choosing DocMJ!
Excellent experience. Highly recommended!
Response from the owner: Hey there! We're so happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience at our Ocala office. Thank you for sharing your feedback with us here on Google!
Lisa and the doctor were very helpful! Would definitely recommend
Response from the owner: Hello Jarred! Thank you for your feedback! We're thrilled to hear that Lisa and the doctor were very helpful. Your recommendation means a lot to us!
The addition of Lisa Walsh, The Practice Manager; a very understanding & compassionate young lady, is also a well qualified medical professional, who has much knowledge & great suggestions for me and how to manage my care,As far as Dr. Nutinsky, he has been a vital part of my health management for a couple of yrs now, he is a very competent Dr with all the specialty education one can get! Superior as I will say, and myself, well...put it this way.....I know good healthcare providers .... I was one, all my life... And just a note ; I'm alot more comfortable in my body with the help of this Dr. , Staff and facility...
Response from the owner: Hey Jay! Thank you for sharing your experience! We're thrilled to hear that Lisa Walsh and Dr. Nutinsky have played vital roles in managing your healthcare effectively. Providing compassionate and knowledgeable care is at the core of what we do, and we're delighted to know that you feel more comfortable and supported with our team and facility. If you ever need anything in the future, don't hesitate to reach out.
Response from the owner: Hello! Thank you for your 5-star rating! We appreciate your support and are glad to hear you had a great experience.
Very good experience, the doctor was very concerned about the pain I had and recommend what I should do.
Response from the owner: Hello Roger! Thank you for your feedback! We're glad to hear that the doctor was attentive to your pain and provided helpful recommendations. Your satisfaction is important to us!
Response from the owner: Hello! Thank you for taking the time to leave us a 5-star review! We sincerely appreciate you for being a DocMJ patient!
Response from the owner: Hello Rachel! Thank you for taking the time to leave us a 5-star review! We sincerely appreciate you for being a DocMJ patient!
Very knowledgeable for the Doctor and his PA lisa.
Response from the owner: Hello Layne! Thank you for your review! We're pleased to hear that the doctor and his medical assistant Lisa provided knowledgeable care. Your feedback is appreciated!
Dr. Nutinski is very helpful and knowledgeable. He asks the right questions to help you with your cannabis medication. I highly recommend him!
Response from the owner: Hello Chad! Thank you for your wonderful feedback! We're delighted to hear that Dr. Nutinsky's knowledge and helpful approach made a positive impact. Your recommendation is greatly appreciated!
Professional staff and clean office. Highly recommend going to see the Dr here.
Response from the owner: Hello Greg! Thank you for your recommendation! We're glad to hear you appreciated our professional staff and clean office. Your feedback means a lot to us!
Dr. Nutinsky is a great doctor. Lisa was very helpful and kinda. It was easy to get in and out. As long you have your records you will be approved the same day. Thank you .
Response from the owner: Hello Anita! Thank you for your kind words! We're delighted to hear that Dr. Nutinsky is a great doctor, and that Lisa was helpful and kind. Your feedback is much appreciated, and we're here to continue providing you with efficient and supportive care. If you have any more feedback or need further assistance in the future, please don't hesitate to reach out. Your well-being is important to us!
My first interaction was with Lisa Walsh who welcomed me and then she thoroughly explained the process I would need to follow. She was very knowledgeable, friendly, and answered any questions I had and did her best to proactively address common issues.When I came back to visit with Dr. Nutinsky Lisa was also there and was again very friendly and professional during my check-in.Meeting Dr. Nutinsky was a wonderful experience because he did not make me feel awkward, he addressed my health concerns, and he was very friendly as well! We had a great meeting where he explained the details of the Florida Medical industry to help me feel educated and help set realistic expectations during the process.Overall, I would highly recommend DocMJ, especially Lisa Walsh and Dr. Nutinsky!
Response from the owner: Hello! Thank you for sharing your positive experience! We're grateful for your kind words about Lisa Walsh and Dr. Nutinsky. Providing knowledgeable and friendly service is our priority, and we're glad to have met your expectations. Your recommendation means the world to us. We're here to support you every step of the way on your medical cannabis journey. Thank you for choosing DocMJ!
I like going to Dr. Newinski in person. He's always pleasant and he answers all my questions and gives me very good information. The receptionist is always smiling and helpful. I appreciate them both .
Response from the owner: Hello Brenda! Thank you for your kind words! We're delighted to hear that Dr. Nutinsky and our receptionist provided you with excellent service and valuable information. Your appreciation motivates us to maintain our high standards of care.
Response from the owner: Hello Robert! Thank you for taking the time to leave us a 5-star review! We sincerely appreciate you for being a DocMJ patient!
Saving my life! Cancer sucks!
Response from the owner: Hello Terri! We are deeply sorry to hear about your battle with cancer. Your strength and resilience are truly inspiring. If there's anything I can do to support you, whether it's finding resources or simply providing a listening ear, please don't hesitate to reach out. Wishing you strength, comfort, and healing on your journey.
Very respectful very helpfull would recommend 10 out of 10
Response from the owner: Hello! Thank you for your kind words and recommendation! We're thrilled to hear that you had such a positive experience with us. Providing respectful and helpful service is our priority, and we're grateful for the opportunity to assist you. If you ever need further assistance or have any questions, please don't hesitate to reach out. We're here to support you!
I did my telehealh appt for the second time, it was super efficient. I would recommend Dr Nutinsky and his office were knowledgeable and answered all my questions!
Response from the owner: Hello Andrea! It's fantastic to hear that your telehealth appointment was efficient and productive! We're glad that Dr. Nutinsky and his office provided you with knowledgeable support and addressed all your questions. If you ever need further assistance or have any more questions in the future, don't hesitate to reach out. We're here to help!
Wanda and Hannah are so helpful and quick getting you your mmj license. Hannah even sang me a song! Doc was great and informative. Recommend 10/10
Response from the owner: Hello Aimee! It sounds like you had an exceptional experience with Wanda, Hannah, and the entire team at DocMJ! Their helpfulness and efficiency, along with a touch of musical charm from Hannah, truly made your visit memorable. If you ever need further assistance or have any questions, don't hesitate to reach out. And thank you for the recommendation!
Dr. Nutinsky is always friendly yet very professional. It's a pleasure to visit with him.
Response from the owner: Hello Angie! We're delighted to hear that you have a pleasant and professional experience with Dr. Nutinsky. Your kind words mean a lot to us. Thank you for your trust and feedback!
DocMJ @ Jasmine Plaza, the MA & Dr. Nutinsky always prompt, kind & professional.
Response from the owner: Hello Rose! Thank you for your kind words! We're delighted to hear that you had a positive experience with our team at DocMJ @ Jasmine Plaza. Providing prompt, kind, and professional care is our priority, and we're glad we could meet your expectations. If you ever need anything in the future or have any questions, please don't hesitate to reach out. Your health and well-being are important to us, and we're here to support you.
The appointment was amazing from reception to the Dr very straight forward.
Response from the owner: Hello Eliajah! It's fantastic to hear that your appointment at DocMJ was seamless and straightforward from start to finish! Providing a smooth and efficient experience is something we strive for, and it's wonderful to know that both the reception and the doctor met your expectations. If you have any further questions or need assistance in the future, please don't hesitate to reach out. We're here to help!
Doctor is wonderful to work with! Easy conversationalist regarding all aspects of my need for MJ.Thanks
Response from the owner: Hello Mike! We're so glad to hear that you had a positive experience with your doctor at DocMJ! It's important to feel comfortable discussing your needs and concerns, especially when it comes to your health. If you have any further questions or need assistance, don't hesitate to reach out. Your well-being is our priority!
Dr Nutinsky makes the process of discussing issues and effects of this medicine.
Response from the owner: Hello Sandra! Thank you for your comments! Dr. Nutinsky is dedicated to providing personalized care and ensuring that all your concerns are addressed thoroughly. We're delighted to hear that you had a positive experience discussing your health issues and the effects of the medicine with him. If you have any further questions or need support, please feel free to reach out.
I'm still using medical marijuana as a sleep aid and I use a topical applications for pain relief. It's still working well for me and I still enjoy working with Dr. Nutinsky and his staff.
Response from the owner: Hello Melissa! Thank you for sharing your positive experience! We're pleased to hear that medical cannabis has provided you with a safe and effective sleep aid. Dr. Nutinsky and Lisa are dedicated to providing the best care and support, and your recommendation means a lot to us. We're here to assist you with any further needs you may have!
I've been going to DocMJ for a few years now. Each time is relaxed, comfortable and informative. Dr. Nutinsky and his staff are the best!
Response from the owner: Hello April! We truly appreciate your feedback and are so happy your experience with us was positive. Thank you so much for your nice comments about Lisa and Dr. Nutinsky! We'll be sure to let them know you appreciate their assistance. Thank you for being a DocMJ patient!
Fantastic and honest professionals! Everyone was helpful and straightforward, I absolutely recommend! Thank you very much to Miss Lisa and Dr Nutinsky!
Response from the owner: Hello Ian! Thank you so much for your kind words! We're delighted to hear that you had a fantastic experience with our team and found everyone to be helpful and straightforward. Miss Lisa and Dr. Nutinsky are indeed dedicated professionals, and we're grateful for their contributions to your positive experience. If you ever need further assistance or have any questions, please don't hesitate to reach out. We're here to support you in any way we can!
Doctor and staff were so kind. I couldn't of asked for a better experience.
Response from the owner: Hello Jennifer! We're truly grateful for your kind words! Providing compassionate care and a positive experience is our top priority, and we're delighted that you felt well taken care of by our doctor and staff. If you ever need anything or have any questions in the future, please don't hesitate to reach out. We're here to support you every step of the way!
Keep up the good work and don't change a thing!
Response from the owner: Hello Linda! Thank you for your encouragement! We're dedicated to maintaining our high standards of care and service, and we'll continue striving to provide the best experience possible for our patients. Your support means a lot to us, and we're here whenever you need us.
Dr. Nutinsky is wonderful to work with. He's extremely knowledgeable and makes me feel comfortable when I come in to the office or during a virtual visit. The office staff is very friendly and exceptionally helpful. Whether it's the office staff or Dr. Nutinsky, they always have an answer to all of my questions.
Response from the owner: Hello Kailee! We're thrilled to hear about your positive experience with Dr. Nutinsky and our office staff! Providing knowledgeable and comforting care is our goal, and we're glad that we could meet your expectations during both in-office and virtual visits. If you have any further questions or need assistance in the future, please feel free to reach out. We're here to help and support you every step of the way!
Response from the owner: Hello Andrew! Thanks so much for giving our office in Ocala a 5-star review! We truly appreciate your feedback.
Doc MJ is the best! Dr Nutinsky is awesome and easy to talk to and since My husband is an established patient. He can make the appointment for Telemedicine with him and since this is allowed. He can have his appointment in the comfort of our home and be able to go get his medicine within an hour. Great system very convenient. Thank you DocMJ
Response from the owner: Hello Melanie! We're delighted to hear that you had such a positive experience with Dr. Nutinsky and that our telemedicine option has been convenient for you! Providing accessible and comfortable care is our priority, and we're glad we could meet your expectations. If you ever have any further comments or questions, please don't hesitate to reach out. We're here to support you every step of the way!
Response from the owner: Hello Lissante! Thank you very much for the 5-star rating! We truly appreciate your feedback and are thrilled that you had a positive experience with us. If you ever need anything else or have any questions, please feel free to reach out. We're here to help!
Thorough process with great technology to easily complete the process. Dr Nutinsky is great
Response from the owner: Hello Jeb! We're delighted to hear that you found the process thorough and easy to complete with our technology, and we're glad that Dr. Nutinsky provided great care. Thank you for sharing your positive experience! If you have any further feedback or questions, please don't hesitate to let us know. We're here to help!
Very personable and professional. A pleasure to deal with Dr. Nutinsky.
Response from the owner: Hello Harold! We're thrilled to hear that you had a positive experience with Dr. Nutinsky! Providing personalized and professional care is our priority, and we're glad that he was able to meet your needs effectively. If you have any further questions or need assistance, please don't hesitate to reach out. We're here to help!
I really appreciate! Dr. Nutinsky and Lisa at DocMJ for all of your recommendations, medical marijuana has helped me with my chronic pain 💚 Thank You 🤗 I would recommend Dr Nutinsky whole heartedly for all your medical marijuana needs 💯🤗
Response from the owner: Hello Richard! Thank you so much for your heartfelt recommendation! We're thrilled to hear that Dr. Nutinsky and Lisa have been able to help you effectively manage your chronic pain with their recommendations. Your well-being is our top priority, and it's wonderful to know we've made a positive impact. We appreciate your trust and look forward to continuing to support your health needs. 💚🤗
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Under Florida law, these conditions are eligible for a medical marijuana card:

PTSD

A disorder in which a person has difficulty recovering after experiencing or witnessing a terrifying event.

Epilepsy/Seizures Disorders

A transient occurrence of signs and/or symptoms due to abnormal excessive or synchronous neuronal activity in the brain.

Parkinson's Disease

A disorder of the central nervous system that affects movement, often including tremors.

Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

A disease in which the immune system eats away at the protective covering of nerves.

Crohn's Disease

A chronic inflammatory bowel disease that affects the lining of the digestive tract.

Glaucoma

Eye conditions marked by increase intraocular pressure that can cause blindness.

Chronic muscle spasms

Sudden, involuntary movement in one or more muscles.

HIV/AIDS

Human immunodeficiency virus that over time causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)

Nervous system disease that weakens muscles and impacts physical function.

Cancer

Disease caused by an uncontrolled division of abnormal cells in a given part of the body.

Chronic nonmalignant pain

Pain unrelated to cancer that persists beyond the usual course of disease or injury.

Additionally, Florida law allows a physician to certify patients for a medical marijuana card after diagnosing them with “other medical conditions of the same class”.

Meet our Medical Professionals

We are proud to offer our patients world-class care at an affordable price. Our physicians and Mental Health Counselors are experienced, experts, and caring.

juliana pineider

Juliana Pineider, MD

Juliana Pineider, MD

Licensed in the State of Florida, Texas
Internal Medicine
Medical School Education:
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Residensy / Post Graduate:
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

thomas derbes, md

Thomas Derbes, MD

Thomas Derbes, MD

Licensed in the State of Florida
Emergency Medicine / Neurology / Interventional Pain Management
Medical School Education:
University of Mississippi Medical School
Residensy / Post Graduate:
Tulane Medical Center

scot lance, md

Scot Lance, MD

robert dotson, md

Robert Dotson Jr, MD

Robert Dotson Jr, MD

Licensed in the State of Florida, Tennessee, Washington State
Ophthalmology
Medical School Education:
University of Tennessee Center for Health Sciences College of Medicine
Residensy / Post Graduate:
University of Tennessee

richard boyett, md

Richard Boyett, MD

Richard Boyett, MD

Licensed in the State of Florida, Louisiana, Alabama
Family Medicine
Medical School Education:
Louisiana State University, Shreveport, LA
Residensy / Post Graduate:
Louisiana State University, Shreveport, LA

leslie herzog, do

Leslie Herzog, DO

Leslie Herzog, DO

Licensed in the State of Florida
Family Medicine
Medical School Education:
Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residensy / Post Graduate:
Southeastern Medical Center

laura preston, md

Laura Preston, MD

Laura Preston, MD

Licensed in the State of Florida
Internal Medicine
Medical School Education:
University of Liege, School of Medicine
Residensy / Post Graduate:
Danbury Hospital, Danbury, CT

joseph rosado, md

Joseph Rosado, MD

Joseph Rosado, MD

Licensed in the State of Florida, Michigan, Puerto Rico
Internal Medicine
Medical School Education:
Universidad Central del Este San Pedro de Macoris
Residensy / Post Graduate:
Hospital Metropolitano, San Juan, PR

frank mendicino, md

Frank Mendicino, MD

Frank Mendicino, MD

Licensed in the State of Florida
Internal Medicine
Medical School Education:
University of Padova, Italy
Residensy / Post Graduate:
Lincoln Hospital, Bronx, NY

charles nutinsly, do

Charles Nutinsky, DO

Charles Nutinsky, DO

Licensed in the State of Florida, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Ohio
Internal Medicine & General Surgery
Medical School Education:
College of Osteopathic Medicine & Surgery - Des Moines, IA
Residensy / Post Graduate:
General Surgery, John F Kennedy Hospital, Stratford, NF

andrea zotovas, md

Andrea Zotovas, MD

Andrea Zotovas, MD

Licensed in the State of Florida
Internal Medicine & Pain Management
Medical School Education:
American University of the Carribean School of Medicine
Residensy / Post Graduate
American University of the Carribean School of Medicine

heather samuelson, md

Heather Samuelson, MD

Heather Samuelson, MD

Licensed in the State of Ohio, Florida, Georgia
Internal Medicine & Pediatrics
Medical School Education:
St. George's University School of Medicine, Great River, NY & Grenada, West Indies
Residensy / Post Graduate:
WVU Ruby Memorial Hospital

charlene shaw, do

Charlene Shaw, D.O.

Charlene Shaw, D.O.

Licensed in the State of Florida & Pennsylvania.
Internal Medicine, Hospice & Palliative Medicine
Medical School Education:
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Residensy / Post Graduate:
Mount Sinai / Miami Heart Institute, Miami, FL

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Dr. Elise Zahn, D.O.

Dr. Elise Zahn, D.O.

Licensed in the State of Florida, Georgia, Michigan, South Carolina, Massachusetts
Internal Medicine & Emergency Medicine
Medical School Education:
Nova-Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residensy / Post Graduate:
St. John Oakland Hospital, Michican

nathaniel miller, do

Nathaniel Miller, D.O.

Nathaniel Miller, D.O.

Licensed in the State of Florida
Emergency Medicine
Medical School Education:
Michigan State University, College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residensy / Post Graduate:
Henry Ford Hospital, Clinton Township, MI

jack rothman, md

Jack Rothman, M.D.

Jack Rothman, M.D.

Licensed in the State of Florida
Diplomate, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Medical Education and Residency:
State University of New York, Upstate Medical Center

donald mars, md

Donald Mars, M.D.

Donald Mars, M.D.

Licensed in the State of Florida Medical Education and Residency: University of Miami School of Medicine – Miami, FL
Parkland Memorial Hospital

ross glider, do

Ross Glider, D.O.

Ross Glider, D.O.

Licensed in the State of Florida Board Certified in Internal Medicine Medical Education and Residency: College of Osteopathic Medicine & Surgery – Des Moines, IA Saddlebrook General Hospital – Saddlebrook, NJ

peter calkin, do

Peter Calkin, M.D.

Peter Calkin, M.D.

Licensed in the State of Florida
Board Certified in Anesthesiology
Medical Education and Residency:
Kansas City University of Medicine and BioScience

jerold derkaz, md

Jerold Derkaz M.D. CCHP

Jerold Derkaz M.D. CCHP

Licensed in the State of Florida
Medical Education and Residency:
University of Vermont College of Medicine
Brown University Surgery and Medicine

shirley zelikovsky, md

Shirley Zelikovsky, M.D.

Shirley Zelikovsky, M.D.

Licensed in the State of Florida Board Certified in Family Medicine Medical Education and Residency: Touro College – Technion School of Medicine – New York, NY North Shore University Hospital – Glen Cove, NY

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Marc Puchir, D.O.

Marc Puchir, D.O.

Licensed in the State of Florida Medical Education and Residency: New York College of Osteopathic Medicine – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Long Island Jewish Medical Center – New Hyde Park, NY

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Carlos Levy, D.O.

Carlos Levy, D.O.

Licensed in the State of Florida Medical Education and Residency:
Southeastern College of Osteopathic Medicine – North Miami Beach, FL Southeastern Medical Center –North Miami Beach, FL

irwin landau, md

Irwin Landau, M.D.

Irwin Landau, M.D.

Licensed in the State of Florida Medical Education and Residency: Universidad Central del Este San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, NJ

stephan salcedo, md

Stephen Salcedo, M.D.

Stephen Salcedo, M.D.

Licensed in the State of Florida Medical Education and Residency: University of Santo Tomas – Sampolac, Manila, Philippines Northside Medical Center – Youngstown, OH

denise schow, md

Denise Schow, M.D.

Denise Schow, M.D.

Licensed in the State of Florida Medical Education and Residency: University of Minnesota Medical School – Minneapolis, MN University of Minnesota Family Medicine –Minneapolis, MN

antonio ben monson md

Antonio Ben P. Monson, M.D.

Antonio Ben P. Monson, M.D.

Licensed in the State of Florida Board Certified in Internal Medicine Medical Education and Residency

wenting zheng smith, md

Wen Ting Zheng-Smith, M.D. PhD

Wen Ting Zheng-Smith, M.D. PhD

Licensed in the State of Florida Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology Embryologist, Androgist, Endocrinology and Lab Technology Medical Education and Residency

marisa magsino, md

Marissa Magsino, M.D.

Marissa Magsino, M.D.

Licensed in the State of Florida Medical Education and Residency: University of the East (UERM), Quezon City, Philippines University of Medicine and Dentistry, Newark, NJ

john batts, md

John Batts, M.D.

John Batts, M.D.

Licensed in the State of Florida Board Certified in Emergency Medicine Medical Education and Residency: University of Florida – Gainesville, FL

robert eckert, md

Robert Eckert, M.D.

Robert Eckert, M.D.

Licensed in the State of Florida Certified by American Board of Family Medicine Medical Education and Residency: University of California, Davis School of Medicine University of California, Davis Medical Center

michael belotti, do

Michael Belotti, D.O.

Michael Belotti, D.O.

Licensed in the State of Florida Medical Education and Residency: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine – Philadelphia, PA Humana Hospital / Palm Beaches – West Palm Beach, FL

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Louis Frosch, D.O.

Louis Frosch, D.O.

Licensed in the State of FloridaMedical Education and Residency: Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine – Parker, CO St. Petersburg General Hospital Family Medicine Residency

carlos romero, md

Carlos Romero, M.D.

Carlos Romero, M.D.

Licensed in the State of Florida Medical Education and Residency: University of Buenos Aires: Premedical School and School of Medicine – Buenos Aires, Argentina Winthrop University Hospital – Mineola, New York

frank russo, md

Frank Russo, M.D.

Frank Russo, M.D.

Licensed in the State of Florida Medical Education and Residency: Universidad Del Noreste Escuela De Medicina – Tampico, Mexico New York Medical College – New York, NY

ronald cirillo, md

Ronald Cirillo, M.D.

Ronald Cirillo, M.D.

Licensed in the State of Florida Medical Education and Residency: La Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara, Guadalajara, MX Lutheran Medical Center – Brooklyn, NY

atul sofat, md

Atul Sofat, M.D.

Atul Sofat, M.D.

Licensed in the State of Florida Board Certified by American Board of Family Medicine Medical Education and Residency: Dayanand Medical College and Hospital – Ludhiana, Punjab, India Hunterdon Medical Center – Flemington, NJ

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rochelle powell, lcsw

Rochelle Powell, LCSW

Rochelle Powell, LCSW

License # SW16663

School: Master’s in Clinical Social Work and Social Policy & Administration, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

paula arce, lmhc

Paula Arce, LMHC

Paula Arce, LMHC

License #MH13714

School: Master’s of Science in Psychology in Mental Health Counseling at Carlos Albizu University, Miami, FL

sunny bowers, lpcc

Sunny Bowers, LPCC

Sunny Bowers, LPCC

License #: E.1901113

School: Master’s of Education in Clinical Counseling, Malone University, Canton, OH

Frequently Asked Questions

What is your refund policy?

We aim to be as transparent as possible with our refund policy. It is as follows:

  • Cancel within 24 hours of joining our services — 100% refund.
  • Cancel after 24 hours – 100% refund minus $25 fee.
  • Reschedule/no-show/cancel appointment less than 48 hours prior – $50 fee.
  • Once a recommendation is issued after your exam, our services are non-refundable in any way.

Do I have be concerned about any privacy issues if I receive an evaluation or recommendation?

No, your visit is protected under privacy laws.

Do I have to be 18 to receive a recommendation?

No, if you are younger than 18 you can receive an evaluation if you are accompanied by a guardian. Pediatric patients must have a guardian call to book an appointment with us at 888-908-0143.

How Much Does a Medical Marijuana Card Cost?

Your medical recommendation cost from us is $189. This covers our initial exam, recommendation and 70-day renewals.
We also have Easy Monthly Payments. Please visit our Pricing page for more information.

Can I receive my recommendation on the first visit?

Yes! A certified physician can activate your Full-THC Medical Cannabis or Low-THC Cannabis order once they have completed an exam and confirmed that you qualify. At this time, you’ll receive your Patient ID number.

What conditions qualify for a medical cannabis recommendation?

Click Here to take our Eligibility Survey and schedule your appointment.

Am I guaranteed to receive a medical marijuana recommendation?

NO. While we do offer a money back guarantee if you do not receive a recommendation, we DO NOT guarantee that you will receive a recommendation. You can only receive a recommendation if your doctor determines you have a qualifying condition as defined by Florida law, and that the benefits of using medical marijuana outweigh the risks.

Do I have to pay an evaluation fee if I do not qualify for a medical marijuana recommendation?

No, you will be refunded in full!!

How long does it take to get a medical marijuana recommendation?

Approximately 15 minutes! Come in for your exam, and if you qualify, your physician will immediately add you to the Office of Medical Marijuana Use Registry.
To get your card and begin treatment after you receive a recommendation, you must pay a fee to the state and upload a passport photo to apply for the card. This can be done through the email you received after you obtained your recommendation. To get more information, or to complete a paper application, click here.

Who is Eligible for Medical Marijuana in the State of Florida?

Speaking with our Florida medical marijuana doctors, you will discuss your particular situation and need, but there are two general requirements for any patient to be given a medical marijuana recommendation and obtain a card from the State: You must be either a permanent or temporary resident within the State of Florida to both receive and maintain your MMJ card from the state. This card is utilized at medical marijuana dispensaries throughout the state, and will only work in Florida dispensaries. Cards issued in other states may not apply, nor may a card issued in Florida apply in other states. You must be diagnosed with a qualifying medical condition by a certified doctor. Beyond the enumerated list below, the law allows a terminal condition diagnosed by a physician, or other debilitating conditions of like, kind, or class such as depression, anxiety, and migraines.

Will My Florida Medical Marijuana Card Work Anywhere in the State?

Florida patients who have received their Florida medical cannabis card may purchase at any state-licensed dispensary. Regardless if your card was issued by medical marijuana doctors in Miami Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Jacksonville, Tampa, Orlando, or anywhere within the State of Florida, as a Florida resident you would qualify to purchase medical marijuana.

Can I Travel Across State Lines With Marijuana If I Have A Card?

As of now, No. Federal law prohibits carrying marijuana across state lines. It would be considered drug trafficking.

Can I Use My Florida Medical Marijuana Card in Other States?

While medical marijuana remains a Schedule I narcotic at the federal level it has been legalized for some states. Many have agreements between them to allow out-of-state medical marijuana cards. This is known as “reciprocity.” Florida does not yet offer reciprocity, that is, those with out-of-state medical marijuana cards cannot use them in Florida. However, Floridians can use a medical marijuana card in some other states with certain guidelines. Read on to learn which states allow the use of your Florida medical marijuana card. Read more here.

Are Medical Records for Medical Marijuana Private?

The Florida Department of Health branch known as the Office of Medical Marijuana Use (OMMU) has strict power over the online registry, giving access only to your marijuana doctors, law enforcement, dispensary staff, and the Florida Department of Health itself. Within your private Florida medical record, your registry entry has both your qualifying medical condition, or multiple qualifying conditions, and the recommended amount and method of medical marijuana provided by your doctor.

What Do I Need as a Caregiver?

If you are a caregiver in the State of Florida, you must also meet certain requirements to be issued a ‘caregiver card’ by the state. The patient must also have a qualified medical marijuana card issued by the state in order for the caregiver to receive theirs. You must present a Florida driver’s license or other form of identification in order to receive a caregiver card, which will notate both the caregiver and patient name. When purchasing at a dispensary anywhere in the state, caregivers must present both their caregiver card and the patient card in order to purchase cannabis.

How Often Do I Need to Renew My Medical Marijuana Recommendation?

A physician certification given to Florida patients is valid by Florida state law for up to 210 days (or seven months). In order to purchase medical cannabis you will need an active recommendation from a Florida medical marijuana doctor and an active Florida medical marijuana card.

Medical marijuana cards in the State of Florida are valid for 1 year.

The State of Florida charges $75 annually for a Medical Marijuana card.

Does Insurance Cover Medical Marijuana in the State of Florida?

At this time, no Florida medical insurance provider will cover any kind of medical cannabis or medical marijuana treatment. Florida patients are required to pay for their visit with any marijuana doctors in Florida out of pocket.